Why some people are happier than others
By: Jerges Cervantes
In order to determine how other people lead happier lives than others, it's important to first look at what makes a person happy. There are probably thousands of things that can make a person happy, as well as make a person unhappy, but in the...
What is psychological compensation?
By: Emily McDowell
All of us are born with imperfections. Some people are naturally overweight while others are made fun of for being overly thin. For one person throwing a baseball is second nature, while another person is born with no athletic talent. Whether it is a speech...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Social engineering is a term that is used differently in two fields. In Sociology, social engineering is defined as the act or art of causing planned changes in the key elements or factors of a society. In the security and computer fields, social engineering is...
By: Elizabeth M Young
When identifying the difference between prejudice and discrimination, it is useful to view prejudice as an internal entity: a product of experience, emotions, intellect, belief structures, and social mores. Discrimination can be viewed as an external representation of prejudice, along with other factors that are...
By: Cody Hodge
How is racism related to self-esteem? Interesting question, and I am assuming this has nothing to do with those who feel the effects of racism. Clearly, if someone was using slurs towards you, or discriminating against you and your family simply for the color of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
In the classic literature, there are several forms of symbolism. Religious symbolism dominated the field until the post modern era, when secular use of symbolism in art, literature, political and other social matters became the dominant use of symbols. Referential symbolism and condensation symbolism remain...
By: May Monten
Sometimes people seem to be motivated by something inside them - their personality, their character, their habitual ways of acting. Other times they seem to be motivated more by something outside of them - events or the influence of other people. The attribution concept is...
By: Michael Totten
Everyone wants to be able to explain the world around them. The attribution concept of psychology claims that people constantly attribute causes to events in order to give themselves a greater sense of control over those events. When events are caused by internal personality factors...
By: Hugo Silva
Mental illness is a very broad designation for what may happen to a human being, as far as the brain is concerned. Many people may think that mental illness is just something made up by doctors or by the general public that is used...
By: G E Barr
Deviating Is Reaction "For such offenses must come, but woe to the man through whom the offense does come...Woe to the world because of such offenses." -Jesus Christ These "offenses" have been going on for a long, long time. The results, or reactions...

 

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